Neo-Aristotelian Perspectives in Metaphysics

2014.08.06 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Daniel D. Novotný and Lukáš Novák (eds.), Neo-Aristotelian Perspectives in Metaphysics, Routledge, 2014, 342pp., $135.00 (hbk),
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2014.08.06 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Daniel D. Novotný and Lukáš Novák (eds.), Neo-Aristotelian Perspectives in Metaphysics, Routledge, 2014, 342pp., $135.00 (hbk), ISBN 9780415709392. Reviewed by Phil Corkum, University of Alberta In their introduction to this volume of invited essays, the editors write that they are "motivated by the observation that there is a neo-Aristotelian momentum in analytic metaphysics, which deserves to be reflected systematically" (p. 13). Themes in contemporary metaphysics that bear similarity to the interests, commitments, positions and general approaches found in Aristotle and the scholastic tradition are of current interest, and this volume is a welcome addition to such recent work in this vein as many of the essays in Tahko 2012, Correia and Schnieder 2012, Marmodoro 2013 and Schnieder, Steinberg and Hoeltje 2013. I doubt if there's much information beyond these thematic similarities to be extracted from the. . .

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